Originally Posted by Greg Knipp
I know this sounds like a lot of work, but if it were me, I would cut strips of mahogony and simulate the caulk lines with Evergreen plastic strips. In essance I would not use the solid deck sheet included with the kit. It also looks as though the planked section is lighter in color which would be another good reason to totally strip plank the deck. Just my thoughts.
Greg, I think that's the way the really big-time mahogany boat modelers do it.
Alternate with Evergreen and mahogany, block sand it flush, and finish.